Narragansett Electric lineman
Edward Medeiros, 80, died November 16, 2011. He was the beloved husband of Shirley J. (Arnett) Medeiros.
Born in Fox Point, a son of the late Manuel and Mary (Gomes) Medeiros, he had been a resident of Warwick since 1957. Mr. Medeiros was a lineman for Narragansett Electric for 40 years retiring in 1986.
A U.S. Navy veteran, he served during the Korean War. He was an inductee to the Fox Point Soccer Hall of Fame and a member of the Warwick Lodge of Elks.
He leaves two sons, Edward M. Medeiros and his wife, Patty, and Robert J. Medeiros. He was the grandfather of Edward, Kristen, Chloe and Travis and brother of Joseph Medeiros, Joanna Proulx and the late Manuel, John, Frank Medeiros and Mary Glenn.
His funeral service was held Nov. 19 in Thomas & Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Ave. Interment was private.
Memorial contributions to Sargent Rehabilitation Center, 800 Quaker Lane, Warwick, RI 02886 would be appreciated. For information and condolences visit www.thequinnfuneralhome.com.